On Saturday 15 September 2012, walk for water so others don’t have to.

Martin's Haven to Dale Village

The walk starts at Martin’s Haven, a small, north-facing cove with pebble beach and a car park, toilets and information point. You can take a ferry to Skomer Island from Martin’s Haven, the Skomer Marine Reserve is popular with sub-aqua enthusiasts. You will pass Gateholm, a small tidal island meaning ‘goat island’ only accessible at low tide which contains an extensive iron age settlement (130 round houses and huts with finds including pottery and coins) and was the subject of an episode of Time Team. You will also pass Mill Bay where Henry Tudor landed in 1485 with 2000 men on his way to victory at Bosworth Field and the English crown. The walk ends at the unspoilt Dale village, an old trading and fishing port with a good range of local facilities, it lies in a sheltered valley with beaches at both its west and east facing ends making the area a popular watersports destination.

Distance: 
10.0 miles / 16.0 km
Estimated Walking Time: 
5 hours
Difficulty: 
Moderate
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